It is always tempting to rush off to the next stage, like the bottoms. But once the side profiling is complete there are still quite a number of other operations to be completed and these sides just scream to be finished. The polishing of the sides is a major undertaking and it eats up a lot of my time.
I use four abrading grades and at each stage everything is continually blued which helps me avoid any form corruption.
With a few purpose made spacers I am able to keep the edge polishing true and sharp without any deformation.
It could be embarrassing to mention how much time this operation takes but if perfection is required …..
These sides are now waiting for stamping and another surface grind on the inside faces, for its final texture.
Since the last posting it has been a bit hectic with family visiting. Also I revisited the drawing board a few times as I wasn’t happy with the side profile. I have re-contoured and re-programmed several times until now I am happy with the profile.
These are a few pictures of the current progress.
Next is polishing of the edges, which I love soooo much.